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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishjet-blackˌjet-ˈblack adjective 🔊 🔊 CCvery dark black 🔊 jet-black hairjet black noun [uncountable]
Examples from the Corpus
jet-blackNow everything was jet-black and fiery red.The eyes had become a jet-black bar that flamed.She was attractive in a plump, slovenly way, with a mass of jet-black curls, dark eyes and brown skin.jet-black eyebrowsHis jet-black eyes stare out from hand-painted murals or photographs mounted in every shop, school and office in the country.Tall and slender, with pale skin and jet-black hair, she was less outgoing than her older sister.Her eyes wide and solicitous and framed by jet-black lashes I made thick and long by trimming the ends every few months.In principle, the play should be more sinister and much funnier in its jet-black way than this version allows.